Phentermine FAQ

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What is Phentermine?

It is a weight loss pill which may get you rid of obesity if is used simultaneously with physical exercises and a controlled diet.

What disease can it prevent?

Use of Phentermine in conjunction with a restricted diet and an exercise program can get rid of obesity. And getting away from obesity may help you from future diseases like diabetes, heart problems, cancer and paralysis etc.

Do I have to use it forever?

No, you do not have to use Phentermine forever as is a short term fast acting weight loss pill.

What should I tell my doctor if I am to take Phentermine?

You should tell doctor prior to medication of Phentermine if you have blood pressure, heart disease, allergy or diabetes. In case you are a woman you should tell that you are pregnant or breast feeding a child.

What are the side effects?

Short term side effects include – increase in BP, heart beat, headache, stomach disorder, dry mouth, irritability, blurred vision etc.

Are the side effects permanent?

Most of the time side effects are temporary and mild. But in case the side effects do seem to be severe and prolonged consultation with your doctor is advised.

What do I do in case of side effects?

In case the side effects are severe please consult your doctor.

If I miss a dose what do I do?

You can take the missed dose if the time you remember of taking the pill is not quite far from the actual timing. But, if it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and go for the scheduled dose only.

In case of overdose what do I do?

In case of overdose consult your doctor.

Why am I obese?

Science has not been able to explore the true reasons behind obesity but many theories exist. Prominent amongst them are excess food intake, low physical activity, lifestyle and genetic factors.

What are the alternative ways to tackle obesity?

Apart from medication like Phentermine, surgery, liposuction, physical exercises and controlling of diet are the alternative ways to tackle obesity.


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